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Day Five, 4th Khoryug Conference

Posted on June 11th, 2012, by

4th Khoryug Conference Day Five Report 9th June, 2012 Monks and nuns gathered with great anticipation early in the morning to visit a brand new old people’s home that has been recently completed nearby at Bagli. Designed by Didi Contractor, a well known eco-architect, the adobe building is constructed entirely with eco-friendly...

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Day Four, 4th Khoryug Conference

Posted on June 11th, 2012, by

4th Khoryug Conference Day Four Report 8th June 2012 On the morning of Day Four, the conference fully transitioned into strategy building. The presentations were focused on kinds of strategies: emergency responses to earthquakes and fires, long term preparedness plans for disasters such as floods and droughts, and basic guidelines to...

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Day Two, 4th Khoryug Conference

Posted on June 9th, 2012, by

4th Khoryug Conference June 6th, 2012 Day Two Report Day Two began with a science tutorial for the gathered monks and nuns on different biological cycles such as the carbon cycle, the nitrogen cycle, and the water cycle. Dekila Chungyalpa, the conference facilitator, explained that in such a complex system, the depletion or...

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Day One, 4th Khoryug Conference

Posted on June 8th, 2012, by

4th Khoryug Conference on Environmental Protection for Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries, Nunneries and Dharma Centres Day One Report 5th June, 2012 Given the focus of this year’s conference, it seemed appropriate that, as the delegates gathered in the grounds of the Norbulingka Institute to await the arrival of His Holiness the 17th...

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4th Khoryug Conference – Press Statement

Posted on June 7th, 2012, by

World Environment Day, June 5th 2012 4th Conference on Environmental Protection for Khoryug Monasteries PRESS STATEMENT Celebrating World Environment Day, His Holiness the 17th Karmapa and the Honorable Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament launched the 4th Khoryug Conference on Environmental Protection for Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries. The...

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Karmapa addresses the Mind and Life Conference on Ecology, Ethics, and Interdependence

Posted on October 30th, 2011, by

Gyalwang Karmapa addresses the Mind and Life Conference. October 20,2011- Dharamsala.  His Holiness Karmapa attended the 23rd Mind and Life conference from October 17-20 and gave a short address to the conference. He began by explaining the motivating factors in the development of his own concern and action for environmental...

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H.E Goshir Gyaltsab Rinpoche leads prayers with four hundred monks and sixteen nuns for the Kyegudo earthquake victims in Tibet.

Posted on April 15th, 2010, by

As per His Holiness the Karmapa and H.E Ghoshir Gyaltsab Rinpoche’s direction,  on 15th of April 2010, we the environmental group of Palchen Choeling conduct a puja for the terrible conditions of Tibetans and other sentient beings who passed away or were injured under the earthquake on 14th April morning.   H.E Ghoshri...

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Rumtek Monastery Carries Out Springshed Assessment with WWF Sikkim

Posted on March 17th, 2010, by

RUMTEK MONASTERY CARRIES OUT SPRINGSHED ASSESSMENT WITH WWF SIKKIM February 5th 2010: First day started with a field visit to Monastery’s Spring of Rumtek block – (in East Sikkim) along with Ms. Priyadarshnee Shrestha, Co-ordinator-WWF, Sikkim. The spring is situated about 2kms from the Monastery. The spring water is collected in...

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Karmapa Launches a New Website for Environmental Protection!

Posted on December 20th, 2009, by

Following the conclusion of teachings on Nagarjuna’s Letter to a Friend, His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, presented Khoryug; a newly formed association of Kagyu Buddhist monasteries carrying out environmental projects under his leadership and our new website www.khoryug.com. Khoryug, Tibetan for Environment,...

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